137 student-athletes named to Spring Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2014 Spring Semester Dean’s List last week, which includes 137 current and former student-athletes and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.


Smith, Legge named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University senior Kayla Smith and junior Katie Legge were named Daktronics-NAIA Women’s Golf Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the national office this week.


Smith, Gizdić named CoSIDA Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University senior Kayla Smith and junior Alena Gizdić were voted Capital One Academic All-District 2, as announced Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


131 student-athletes, personnel set to graduate

LEBANON, Tenn. – A record 131 current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 172nd Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall on the CU campus. It marks the fourth straight year of increase in the number of graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Smith, Legge earn Second Team All-MSC honors

BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Senior Kayla Smith and junior Katie Legge were both named Second Team All-Mid-South Conference, as announced by the league office this week at the end of the conference championships at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood.


Five golfers named MSC Scholar-Athletes

BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Five Cumberland golfers – Quincy Hogan, Katie Legge, Kayla Smith, Jeremy Goodman and Austin Garrett – were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes this week by the league office during the conference tournament.


Smith finishes career with 79, CU places fifth as team

BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Senior Kayla Smith finished her Cumberland career with a seven-over par 79 and Smith and junior Katie Legge both tied for 11th overall in the final round of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Golf Championships here Wednesday at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood.


Legge shoots 79, CU still sixth

BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Junior Katie Legge and senior Kayla Smith each improved by two shots, with Legge carding a seven-over seven 79, and Cumberland is sixth after the second round of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Golf Championships on Tuesday here at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood.


Legge, Smith lead golfers at MSC

BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Junior Katie Legge shot a nine-over par 81 and senior Kayla Smith fired an 83, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team on Monday at the Mid-South Conference Championships here Monday at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood.


Athletics set to honor Bulldog scholar-athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics will host the Third Annual Scholar-Athlete Recognition Day with a breakfast for 132 current students at Immanuel Baptist Church on Friday, April 25. Current Bulldog student-athletes must maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average with at least 30 credit hours passed before the spring semester.


New desktop backgrounds now available

LEBANON, Tenn. – Desktop backgrounds are now available for all four Cumberland University spring sports on the CU website. The backgrounds come in three different sizes to fit a number of screens.


Smith ties for fourth at RedHawk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Kayla Smith tied for fourth overall, shooting a second-round 78 and leading the Cumberland women’s golf team on Tuesday at the RedHawk Spring Classic at Canebrake Club in Athens, Ala.


Smith places seventh, Legge 11th at MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Kayla Smith finished seventh overall and junior Katie Legge placed 11th, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team on Tuesday at the Blue Raider Classic/Mid-South Conference Spring Invitational at Lake Cumberland Golf and Country Club in Jamestown, Ky.


Smith tied for fourth at MSC Spring Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kayla Smith is tied for fourth after shooting 84, leading the women’s golf team at the Blue Raider Classic/Mid-South Conference Spring Invitational on Monday at Lake Cumberland Golf and Country Club in Jamestown, Ky.


Golf inks Central Magnet product Burgdorf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Abbey Burgdorf this week to scholarship papers for the 2014-15 academic year.


Legge places third, Hogan 14th at TWC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Katie Legge placed third with a second-round 82 and sophomore Quincy Hogan finished 14th after shooting 85 in the final round, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team at the Tennessee Wesleyan Spring Invitational on Tuesday at Springbrook Golf and Country Club in Niota, Tenn.


Legge, Smith lead golfers at TWC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Katie Legge shot an opening-round 83 and senior Kayla Smith carded an 88, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team Monday in the Tennessee Wesleyan Spring Invitational at Springbrook Golf and Country Club in Niota, Tenn.


128 student-athletes named to Fall Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2013 Fall Dean’s List, which includes 128 student-athletes and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a GPA of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the fall semester.


Celina native Strode signs with CU golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Celina, Tenn., native Savanna Strode this week to scholarship papers for the 2014-15 academic year.


Golf inks Milan's Stuckey

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Milan, Tenn., native Morgan Stuckey to scholarship papers this week for the 2014-15 academic year.


Smith, Legge both finish in Top 4

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Katie Legge and senior Kayla Smith both carded final round scores of 79, placing in the Top 4 but Cumberland was unable to hold on to the lead as a team, finishing second by two shots on Tuesday at the RedHawk Fall Invitational in Lawrenceburg, Tenn.


Bulldog women lead field at RedHawk Invitational

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland leads by four shots in the team standings and four players stand in the Top 10 individually for the Bulldogs after the first round Monday of the RedHawk Fall Invitational at Lawrenceburg Country Club in Lawrenceburg, Tenn.


Legge shoots 75 on second day at St. Catharine

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Katie Legge carded a final-round three-over par 75 and senior Kayla Smith added a five-over 77, both finishing in the Top 12 for Cumberland at the St. Catharine Fall Invitational this week at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood in Bardstown, Ky.


Women's golf inks Cartwright

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golf announced the signing of Macon County High School product Kaitlin Cartwright to scholarship papers for the 2014-15 academic year.


Legge, Smith finish in Top 7 at TNU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Kayla Smith carded a second-round 82 and Katie Legge shot 83, helping Cumberland to a second-place finish at the Trevecca Fall Invitational on Tuesday at Old Hickory Country Club in Old Hickory, Tenn.


Women's golf second after first day of TNU Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Katie Legge, Kayla Smith and Lindsey Taylor are all within three shots of the leader and the Bulldogs stand in second place overall as a team after Monday’s first round of the Trevecca Nazarene Invitational at Old Hickory Country Club in Old Hickory, Tenn.


Smith shoots 74 on final day of MSC Fall tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Kayla Smith carded a two-over par 74 and placed 10th overall in the final round of the Bluegrass Fall Classic/Mid-South Conference Fall Tournament on Tuesday at Cherry Blossom Golf & Country Club in Georgetown, Ky.


Legge tied for eighth at MSC Fall Tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Katie Legge carded an opening-round 79 and seniors Kayla Smith and Lindsey Taylor are both in the Top 25, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team Monday at the Mid-South Conference Fall Tournament at Cherry Blossom Golf and Country Club in Georgetown, Ky.


Williams named golf head coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced Rich Williams as the new men’s and women’s golf coach on Friday, effective immediately. Williams replaces Scott Wilkerson, who is retiring after leading the program for 10 years, including bringing back women’s golf five years ago.


NAIA honors 13 Bulldog programs

LEBANON, Tenn. – A record 13 Cumberland University programs were honored as NAIA Scholar Teams over the weekend. Teams must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution and the team GPA includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.